Tupper Lake, Adirondacks

Picture it: rolling hills, fresh air, waves gently lapping the shore, a quaint downtown. This is Tupper Lake.

Nature is never very far away, even from downtown. A lakeside park is home to a waterfront walkway, stunning views, wildlife, and places to relax. A little farther out, miles of mellow hiking trails and quiet waters deliver breathtaking views of incomparable fall foliage. The Tupper Lake Triad hiking challenge is a great cool weather adventure that includes a fire tower peak, and endless views of autumn.


While the Adirondacks may be known for spectacular mountain vistas and bright leaves, Tupper Lake also boasts some of the darkest skies in the Northeast that are perfect for stargazing. Instead of the traditional five-star ratings, local campsites boast a ranking of a billion stars. By night, take in the cosmos and by day, backcountry ponds and open waters offer unlimited possibilities to experience the great outdoors.   


There's no shortage of restaurant options here, and beer lovers will be thrilled to learn there is the outstanding Raquette River Brewing. Downtown sidewalks are not crowded, but alive with local spirit and unique buys.

Discover autumn in Tupper Lake, because every day leads to a new adventure. 

Love Your ADK

By taking the Love Your Adirondacks Pledge and practicing Leave No Trace ethics you can help ensure that the forests, waterways, and communities, of the Adirondacks remain beautiful and unique for generations to come.